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Buying for your academy

29 November 2012

With budgets under strain and the accountability agenda at the forefront of education policy, schools and academies must be able to demonstrate that they are securing best value for goods and services.

Please use the link below to obtain detailed guidance from the DfE in respect of procuring services for your academy...

Click here to view the ‘effective buying for your school’ guidance.

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Guides

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Legal updates

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